• (GA) IPA: /ˈlɛndɚ/

lender (plural lenders)

  1. One who lends, especially money; specifically, a bank or other entity that specializes in granting loans.
    • Shakespeare, Hamlet, circa 1602, Act 1 scene 3, Polonius speaks
      "Neither a borrower nor a lender be:
      For loan oft loses both itself and friend;
      And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry."
Antonyms Translations
  • French: prêteur, prêteuse
  • German: Darlehensgeber, Verleiher
  • Italian: creditore
  • Portuguese: emprestador, mutuador
  • Russian: одалживать
  • Spanish: prestador

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